The Kirklin Clinic Acton Road - UAB Heart & Vascular Clinic
The UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic is a full service clinic, providing primary cardiology services “close to home.” The clinic is staffed with experienced and knowledgeable UAB cardiologists and staff who provide primary cardiac care and follow-up for:
- coronary artery disease
- congestive heart failure
- rhythm disturbances
- diseased valves
- other heart & vessel diseases
Patients who require pacemakers, surgery, or advanced treatments can receive referrals to specialists at UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic in UAB’s Medical Center District.
Diagnostic capabilities at the clinic include:
- transthoracic echocardiography , which uses sounds waves to check heart anatomy and function
- ultrasound studies
- lower extremity arterial
- lower extremity venous
- electrocardiograms (EKGs)
- nuclear cardiac imaging to assess circulation and heart function
- 24-48-hour holter monitoring to record heart rates and rhythms
- 30-day event monitoring to record heart rates and rhythms
- stress tests
- basic lab tests
The UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic echocardiography lab is nationally accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). The nuclear lab is accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
The UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic, at The Kirklin Clinic at Acton Road, is conveniently located in a neighborhood setting south of town, just off I-459.
2145 Bonner Way - Suite 200
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Office number: (205) 978-4300
Please call (205) 978-4300 to make an appointment, or schedule via UAB HealthFinder at 205-934-9999.
For physicians referring to our facility for testing, a signed clinic order form is required in order to schedule an exam.
Please cancel at least 24 hours in advance of appointment time.
What to Bring with You
Please bring your insurance card, a photo ID, bottles of any prescription and over-the counter medications, vitamins, and dietary supplements you are currently taking and any pertinent medical information from other health care providers.
Please arrive 15 minutes before a new-patient appointment to allow for completion of registration paperwork.
Your insurance co-pay is expected at the time of your visit. If you are a private-pay patient, full payment is expected upon completion of your appointment. Financial counselors are available to all patients to discuss any problems or special circumstances. It is our policy to file claims with Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, UAB Viva and Viva Health, as well as most other insurance providers. When you call for an appointment, please verify your coverage.
Please allow 5 days from the time of any lab or other tests to be completely processed. You will be notified of any normal test results by telephone or you will receive a phone number for our ClientTell services, where you can call and receive your results. Any important abnormal lab or test values will be relayed to you by your physician or nurse as soon as the results are obtained, usually within 48 hours.
Please call (205) 978-4300 for information on patient prescription refills.
Patients with Limitations
The facility is wheelchair accessible.
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